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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Poetry Terms Freebie

In honor of World Poetry Day on March 21st I thought I'd post a quick review activity for poetry terms / figurative language.

You can use this worksheet as review for a quiz or as an introduction to poetry terms (just work on one term at a time).

I often have the students work on their own examples and write them on the board at the front of the room.  My students (I've done this with grades 8-12) love the chance to write on the board and share their poetry prowess with others.  I usually have 4-5 whiteboard pens out at a time and once a student has written their example on the board, they must pass the pen to a new student.  There's less pressure on the students if there's more than one person writing on the board at the same time, and they can write their ideas anonymously.  I usually end up with a giant free-flowing board of really great examples and the kids love to read what others have come up with.






Have fun!


Thanks,
Addie

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11 comments:

  1. Interesting.
    Free permission to pin, but (I) need to ask for permission to print.
    Not too "free".

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  2. Hi Homeschoolingmom.... It's a free download, hosted on Googledocs, you don't need permission to print. Just save it to your computer as a PDF and then you can print it.

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  3. Hi again Homeschoolingmom... just realized I'd made an error with the Google doc. So sorry that happened... you should be able to download it now with no issues. Thanks!

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  4. Ok, good. I do have google doc. & it still didn't open. Glad you fixed it.
    Thanks!

    (I LOVE you work! Thanks for all you do!)

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  5. Thanks! Were beginning poetry next week! :)
    TeachPrayLove

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  6. Love your blog, Addie! I'm following you :)
    Ruth

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  7. Good for you Addie! You deserve it!

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  8. Thanks for sharing! This will be a terrific resource as my sixers work through our poetry unit.

    Angela
    The Teacher's Desk 6

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  9. Thank you, thank you, thank you! We just started a poetry unit this week-for the first time ever. I've never taught it. This will work out niiiiiice. :)

    Shannon
    http://www.irunreadteach.wordpress.com

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